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This lightened version of goulash features cubed pork tenderloin that is simmered in a mixture of tomato, onion, beer, and spices and served over egg noodles.  The distinctive flavor of the stew comes from Hungarian wax chiles.

Joanne Weir
Recipe by Cooking Light September 2011

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Recipe Summary

hands-on:
28 mins
total:
1 hr 28 mins
Yield:
Serves 4
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Place garlic in a small bowl; mash with the back of a spoon to form a paste. Add 1/4 teaspoon salt, caraway seeds, and 1/8 teaspoon black pepper.

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  • Heat a large Dutch oven over high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Combine 1/4 teaspoon salt, remaining 1/8 teaspoon black pepper, and pork in a medium bowl; toss. Add pork to pan; sauté 6 minutes, browning on all sides. Remove pork from pan.

  • Reduce heat to medium-high; return pan to heat. Add onion and bacon; sauté 7 minutes or until bacon is done, stirring frequently. Stir in garlic mixture; cook for 1 minute, stirring constantly. Add 1 1/2 cups water, tomato, paprika, and beer; bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer 30 minutes, stirring occasionally. Stir in red pepper and chiles; simmer 15 minutes. Add pork to pan; simmer 15 minutes, stirring occasionally. Combine remaining 1/4 cup water and flour in a small bowl; stir with a whisk. Stir flour mixture and remaining 1/2 teaspoon salt into pork mixture. Bring to a boil; cook 1 minute, stirring constantly.

  • Cook noodles according to package directions, omitting salt and fat. Combine noodles and butter in a medium bowl, stirring until butter melts. Place 1 cup noodles in each of 4 shallow bowls; top with 1 cup pork mixture. Top each serving with about 2 teaspoons sour cream. Garnish with parsley, if desired.

Nutrition Facts

476 calories; fat 11.3g; saturated fat 5g; mono fat 2.2g; poly fat 0.9g; protein 35g; carbohydrates 56.1g; fiber 5.4g; cholesterol 154mg; iron 3.9mg; sodium 626mg; calcium 69mg.
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